J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Egglestone Abbey, with a Man Driving Cattle across a One-Arched Bridge in the Foreground 1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 29 Recto:
Egglestone Abbey, with a Man Driving Cattle across a One-Arched Bridge in the Foreground 1797
D00934
Turner Bequest XXXIV 28
Pencil on white wove paper, 270 x 210 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘28’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXXIV 28’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The bridge shown here spans Thorsgill Beck, a tributary joining the River Tees at Egglestone. See also folio 28 recto (D00933; Turner Bequest XXXIV 27).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Egglestone Abbey, with a Man Driving Cattle across a One-Arched Bridge in the Foreground 1797 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-egglestone-abbey-with-a-man-driving-cattle-across-a-one-r1150090, accessed 20 October 2019.